BBC Proms
11 Aug 2015 Royal Albert Hall

Proms 2015 Prom 35: Story of Swing Prom 35: Story of Swing

Prom 35: Story of Swing

Played

19:30 Tuesday 11 Aug 2015 Royal Albert Hall

  • Louis Armstrong 1901–1971
  • West End Blues/Struttin' With Some Barbecue (arr. Guy Barker)
  • Harry James 1916–1983
  • Trumpet Blues and Cantabile (arr. Guy Barker)
  • Cab Calloway 1907–1994
  • Minnie the Moocher
  • Kansas Joe McCoy 1905–1950
  • Why Don’t You Do Right? (arr. Mel Powell, adapted Guy Barker)
  • Louis Prima 1910–1978
  • Sing, Sing, Sing (arr. Jimmy Mundy, adapted Guy Barker)
  • Cole Porter 1891–1964
  • What Is This Thing Called Love? (arr. Sonny Burke)
  • Jimmy Davis 1915–1997
  • Roger "Ram" Ramirez 1913–1994
  • James Sherman
  • Lover Man (arr. Toots Camarata)
  • Fats Waller 1904–1943
  • A Handful of Keys
  • Paul Whiteman 1890–1967
  • Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight
  • Lester Young 1909–1959
  • Lester Leaps In
  • Tommy Dorsey 1905–1956
  • Opus 1 (arr. Guy Barker)
  • Glenn Miller 1904–1944
  • Song of the Volga Boatmen (arr, Guy Barker)
  • Hoagy Carmichael 1899–1981
  • Sing Me A Swing Song (And Let Me Dance)
  • Fletcher Henderson 1897–1952
  • Sugar Foot Stomp (arr. Guy Barker)
  • Benny Goodman 1909–1986
  • King Porter Stomp
  • Gene Gifford 1908–1970
  • Smoke RIngs
  • Tommy Dorsey 1905–1956
  • Marie
  • Mack Gordon 1904–1959
  • Harry Warren 1893–1981
  • (I've Got a Gal In) Kalamazoo
  • Duke Ellington 1899–1974
  • I Got It Bad, And That Ain't Good
  • Russ Columbo 1908–1934
  • Clarence Gaskill
  • Prisoner of Love
  • Gene Krupa 1909–1973
  • Let Me Off Uptown
  • Will Hudson 1908–1981
  • White Heat
  • Guy Barker b.1957
  • Battle Royal medley

About this event

After the success of last year’s Battle of the Bands Prom, Clare Teal returns with a line-up of musicians to showcase the very best of the current UK jazz and big band scene. She’s joined by Guy Barker and Winston Rollins to tell the story of the birth of swing, including tributes to ‘King of Swing’ Benny Goodman and the great trombonist and bandleader Tommy Dorsey.

There will be one interval

Events on 11 Aug 2015

This event is part of

Broadcasts of this performance

  • BBC Proms

    BBC Proms

    Friday Night at the Proms: The Story of Swing
    19:30 28 Aug 2015
    BBC Four
  • BBC Proms

    BBC Proms

    Prom 35 (part 1): Story of Swing
    19:30 11 Aug 2015
    BBC Radio 3
  • BBC Proms

    BBC Proms

    Prom 35 (part 2): Story of Swing
    20:40 11 Aug 2015
    BBC Radio 3
  • BBC Proms

    BBC Proms

    Sounds of Swing
    20:20 11 Aug 2015
    BBC Radio 3
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